In the following conversation with prolific Thai artist/curator Manit Sriwanichpoom, we talk candidly about photography and purpose, censorship and compromises, and being fearless in art-making.
Photography has been entrusted by early scientist as the objective eye that see beyond the limit of human perception and exposes truth on a piece of paper.
Through this collection of 79 colour photographs Richard, a fluent Malay speaker, examines the complex intricacies and subtle incongruities of daily life in South East Asia’s deadliest conflict.
Half a million Malaysians cross the border to work in Singapore. I am one of them and this is a story about my family which I leave behind to put bread on the table.
Betel Nuts are kind of little green nuts and popular in Taiwan (especially among the labor class), where some people chew them as gum.
During the Khmer Rouge’s rule (1975 to 1979), people wearing eyeglasses were executed as intellectuals to be eradicated in the regime’s agrarian Utopia.
I fell on a pitch black hole, I even walked my way to insanity. I initiated hospitalization. I’m out now and the most important thing is I am still here.
It is only human to desire a love that is approved. A wedding is often a mark of this approval; it is considered an ideal to reach for. Charmaine Poh’s work concerns issues of memory, gender, and identity.
Pradal Serey or Kun Khmer is a form of ancient martial arts practiced by the Kingdom of Angkor army since the 9th century to wage war against their main enemy, the Vietnam-based kingdom of Champa, and later Siam.
Superheroes do not only live in tvs and computers, they now belong to the world of “Himu” – a young boy who loves to consider a virtual world with fictional characters as his own surroundings.
Basilio H. Sepe was the Philippines recipient of the Angkor Photo Travel Grants. Souled Out was made during the 2016 Angkor Photo Workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Self/Portrait is about contemporary China and its millennial generation. This generations’ outward presentation of ‘self’ contrasts with their parents and grandparents.
I’ve Never Told You Before was made by Yu Yu Myint Than during her participation at the 2016 Angkor Photo Workshops.
Ian Hananto was the Indonesian recipient of the Angkor Photo Travel Grants. Where The Sidewalk Ends was made during the 2016 Angkor Photo Workshop.
Between Grief and Nothing portrays dystopia caused by the Nepal earthquakes. 2015’s twin Nepal earthquakes killed nearly 9,000 people and affected another 2.8 million.